for firm of Liberty & Co. (British, founded London, 1875)
British, Ramsbottom, Lancashire
94 1/2 × 26 1/2 in. (67.3 × 240 cm)
Purchase, Friends of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, 1990
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 556
Voysey supplemented his small architectural practice by designing all kinds of domestic decorative items: furniture, metalware, wallpaper, carpets, and textiles. His patterns are distinctive, with stylized plants and birds, in a range of muted subtle colors.
[ Spink & Son, Ltd. , London, until 1990; sold to MMA ]